Microsoft is to launch its business intelligence tool, Power BI, on mobile, starting with iOS. A beta test is expected to begin soon.
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The latest report from AdDuplex shows that the new low-end Lumia 630/635 is gaining ground, that Windows Phone 8.1 is now the dominant OS and unveils at least three new Lumia devices.
After a public sign-up process went live yesterday, and quickly filled up, users who managed to get on the list will now test out and enjoy the beta version of VLC Media Player for Windows Phone.
You can now join the VLC beta test for the upcoming Windows Phone application. This will be the first semipublic preview of the long-awaited app after the x86 version went public almost two years ago.
Windows Phone users will be happy to know that all of the Angry Birds games are now available for free. This is a limited time offer and perfect timing for the holidays.
Microsoft has released another commercial that puts Siri against Cortana and this time around, it's the HTC One M8 with Windows Phone and the Dot View case taking charge and making fun of Siri.
This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot's of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week.
Microsoft has been releasing Cortana vs Siri commercials for some time and the latest version goes after the iPhone 6 and how Siri has not been improved with iOS 8.
The mobile giant plans to scale back the number of unique mobile phone devices it produces by up to 30% in order to save money and increase profits after sales declines in previous months.
Two big names are launching official apps for Windows Phone today. Duolingo helps you easily learn a second language while Wolfram Alpha can give you the answer to life, the universe and everything.
PayPal is bringing its Here mobile app and credit card reader - which plugs into a phone via its 3.5mm headphone jack - to Windows and Windows Phone 8.1, with a pilot program launching in early 2015.
Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone usually costs around $100, but it will be available for just $39.99 on Black Friday - even more affordable than the entry-level Lumia 530.
Microsoft aims to have the best experience with video editing on your Windows Phone by introducing its new first-party application, Movie Creator, which is now available as a beta.
The carrier's representatives have made some public comments regarding the availability of the Lumia Denim firmware update. According to them branded devices should receive the update early next year.
We take a look through the entire Lumia Windows Phone range, from the little-known Mexican Lumia 505 to the massive 1520 with its 6-inch display... and even the 719C - the so-called 'missing Lumia'.
From Windows preview updates and the new Visual Studio, to Cortana everywhere, the rollout of Android 5.0, and a bit of Raspberry Pi, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Microsoft has started pushing out a new update - labelled 'critical' - to its Windows Phone Preview for Developers, bringing the OS build up to 14203, and introducing new Battery Saver support.
Microsoft has said that all Lumia handsets running Windows Phone 8 onwards will be upgraded to Windows 10, and it has also mentioned the prospect of new handsets designed for Windows 10 on the way.
Microsoft has shown off a concept lamp based on its new DT-903 Wireless Charging Plate, which glows and blinks to indicate notifications on your Windows Phone, such as new Facebook updates or texts.
Microsoft's chief experience officer (and former head of Windows), Julie Larson-Green, was asked if Cortana would be made available on other operating systems, replying, "The short answer is, yeah."
Windows Phone previewers might soon get a new build of the OS to try out as build 14203 has been publicly mentioned by Microsoft as an upcoming update. This is likely the long-rumored Update 2.
Microsoft unveiled its new low-cost Windows Phone, the Lumia 535, today - but does its launch make any sense alongside the cheaper Lumia 530, and where does it leave the more expensive Lumia 630?
Ahead of the launch of Microsoft's Lumia 535 tomorrow, our sources have furnished us with information to help us get a better idea of what the affordable new Windows Phone will offer.
Some leaked images claim to show Microsoft's upcoming Lumia 1330, an updated phablet-type device set to be one the devices being unveiled tomorrow under the company's own brand.
It looks like Microsoft is quickly making the transition to branding its own phones as another Lumia has shown up in China that has the Microsoft brand on the back of the device.
Just a couple of days ago, the first pictures and specifications of the first Microsoft branded phone were revealed. The supposed entry-level smartphone is set to be announced this Tuesday.
After the most recent update to OneDrive on Windows Phone introduced a new UI that has attracted criticism from its users, Microsoft has said that it will make changes, taking that feedback on board.
A new headset designed by Microsoft works with Windows Phone to help blind people navigate cities via GPS and beacons, which could transform a way of life for millions around the world.
If you are a Windows Phone user and have been wanting to use VLC on your device, the app will be here soon and possibly before the end of the month if all things go according to plan.
Besides the Office integration the partnership between Microsoft and Dropbox will also lead to better app support and an official Dropbox client for Microsoft's Windows Phone OS.
Yesterday,the first images of a RM 1090 Microsoft Lumia branded phone were leaked and now it looks like the specs have surfaced as well; this phone will be targeted at the low end of the spectrum.
AT&T will launch the Lumia 830 on Nov 7, priced at $99.99 on a two-year plan, or $449.99 off-contract - more costly than some had expected, although AT&T is (temporarily) offering a free Fitbit Flex.
After Microsoft formally confirmed plans to drop the Nokia brand from its Windows Phone range, the first Lumia handset to feature Microsoft branding has been revealed in leaked images.
From Sunset Overdrive and the Office of the future, to OneDrive, 4K phones and Windows devices at wild prices, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin.
Reports are coming in that some Samsung ATIV S users are getting notification updates on their handsets and Windows Phone 8.1 is finally being delivered. However this seems to be limited for now.
A Microsoft infographic shows how many of its products - including a Lumia 635, wireless speaker, two headsets, portable charger and more - you can get for less than half the cost of an iPhone.
Kantar has released their quarterly report for the state of the smartphone market and for the three month period ending in September, Windows Phone is down in the US and across Europe too.
Microsoft has rolled out a new version of its OneDrive app for Windows Phone, introducing an updated user interface, and - at long last - integrated support for OneDrive for Business.
A cyan (or "blue") version of the Lumia 735 'selfie phone' has been exclusively launched at Carphone Warehouse - and in fact, it's so exclusive that even Microsoft doesn't list the option on its site.
We take a look at the latest data on Microsoft's mobile ecosystem to note that the Lumia 630 is a success and is quickly becoming the top selling Windows Phone around the world.
Microsoft launched its Lumia 830 last month, referring to the device as its 'affordable flagship'. Ahead of our full review, we take a closer look at what the new Windows Phone has to offer.
Archos' first Windows Phone, the 40 Cesium, is now on sale, offering budget-sensitive buyers a 4-inch display, front and rear cameras, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200, a 1950mAh battery and more, for just €89.
From Surface success and Fire failure, to the death of Nokia, OnePlus pre-orders, new Windows devices and the end of free Xbox Music, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Microsoft has rolled out its latest update to the Xbox Video app on Windows Phone, with little fanfare and still no changelog yet, although it appears at least to introduce some new playback controls.
After weeks of clues that it was planning to do so, Microsoft finally confirmed today that it will drop Nokia in favor of Microsoft Lumia branding - and the MS logo will also be used on new devices.
Microsoft has pushed out an update for those of you who are in the Developers program which will keep your device eligible for future updates to the program, and you can download it right now.
An Alcatel executive says Windows Phone is best suited to lower-end devices rather than flagships, and that carriers agree, adding that Microsoft's Windows 10 will be a milestone for mobile computing.
Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 530, can now be purchased for just £29.95 as a pay-as-you-go upgrade, or for £49.95 with a new pay-as-you-go SIM, plus a mandatory one-off £10 top-up.
Microsoft Garage has launched some experimental and innovative consumer-oriented applications on its website for various platforms developed by enthusiasts within the company.
PhotoMath, a camera-based app on Windows Phone and iOS, utilizes photo recognition to instantly display the results of almost any mathematical expression you point your phone at.